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  Andrea Palen
Andrea Palen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gardiner, N.Y.

High School:
Wallkill

Last College:
Cortland

Birthdate:
01/18/1989


Personal Bests:
1500m - 4:37.39
3000m - 9:49.96
5000m - 17:02.56
10,000m - 35:05.07
5K (XC) - 17:38
6K (XC) - 21:08

2009 Cross Country:
- Ran the Notre Dame Invitational in 17:38 to help give FSU seven runners under the 17:40 mark.
- Finished the 2009 NCAA Pre-Nationals meet (6K) in 21:52.40 to help the Seminoles to a second place finish overall.
- Set a new 6K personal best of 21:08.80 in securing a top-20 finish at the ACC Championships.
- Crossed the line in 21:17.02 at NCAA South Regional, finishing in 26th place.
- Completed the NCAA Championships course in 21:50.10.

2010 Track:
Indoor -
- Crossed the line in the 3000m at the Rod McCravy Memorial in a time of 10:00.40.
- Set a new personal best in the 5000m with a 17:02.56 at the Tyson Invitiational.
- Posted a 9:55.83 finish in the 3000m at the ACC Indoor Championships. Also ran in the 5000m at the event, crossing the line in 17:16.26.
Outdoor -
- Broke the 10-minute mark for the first time in the 3000m, posting a 9:49.96 at the Seminole Invite.
- Competed in the 10,000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships, setting a personal best as she placed fifth in a time of 35:05.07.
- Set a new personal best in the 1500m (4:37.39) at the Seminole Twilight.
- Posted a time of 17:05.77 in the 5000m at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
- Finished the NCAA East Regional 10,000m race in 36:50.03.

At SUNY Cortland (2007-2009):
2008 Cross Country:
- Posted a second place finish at the Lehigh Paul 6K with a time of 21:41.
- Earned SUNY AC Champion status at the championships with a finish time of 21:58 in the 6K run.
- Awarded All-America honors at the Division III Championships with a 29th place finish.

2009 Track:
Indoor -
- Posted a time of 10:19 in the 3000m at the Cornell Relays.
- Dominated at 5000m run at the Saint Lawrence Holiday Relays with a first-place time of 17:25.
- Ran a 5000m time of 17:25 at the Boston University Valentine Invitational.

Outdoor -
- Red-shirted throughout the outdoor season.

2008 Track:
Indoor -
- Lone race was at the Boston University Valentine Invitational where she ran the 3000m in 10:38.
Outdoor -
- Finished the 5000m run at the William and Mary Colonial Relays with a time of 18:18.
- Battled at the ECAC Division III Championships in the 5000m run as she finished in 18:14.

Prep:
- Graduate from Walkill Senior High School in 2007.
- Named the captain and MVP of the Nordic Ski Team.
- Member of the Mid-Atlantic Junior National Ski Team.
- Competed at the Junior Olympics in 2006 and 2007.

Personal:
Born on January 18, 1989....Majoring in Social Science.

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